"African Game Trails" Book by Theodore Roosevelt

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By Theodore Roosevelt. Edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick. Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth president of the United States, was a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier and scholar. In 1908 he took a long safari through East Africa with his son Kermit. This account of his adventure is still as remarkably fresh today as it was first published. Roosevelt describes the excitement of the chase, the people he met and the flora and fauna he collected in the name of science. Richly-illustrated with original photos taken by Kermit Roosevelt. Published in 1988. 620 Pages - Hardcover.

The twenty-sixth president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was a historian and a naturalist. In 1906, he was the first American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, a result of the treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War. Roosevelt was also concerned about preserving our hunting heritage. Because of this, he founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. He's also published over 30 books dedicated to the history and hunting. President Roosevelt died in 1919 of a coronary embolism.

MidwayUSA offers these books by and about Theodore Roosevelt - "Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter", "African Game Trails", "Theodore Roosevelt on Hunting" and "Theodore Roosevelt: The American Presidents Series".

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date of Publication: 1988
Number of Pages: 620

Summary of Material:

  • Roosevelt went to East Africa in 1908. This is his account of that safari. He describes the hunts, the people he met and flora and fauna that he collected.

  • 6" x 8" hardcover
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